Fire Buffs promote the general welfare of the fire and rescue service and protect its heritage and history. Famous Fire Buffs through the years include Edward VII, who maintained a kit at a London fire station.

"THE RESCUE" - 1855

"THE RESCUE" - 1855

March 18, 2009

COVENT GARDEN THEATRE

Illustrated London News sketch of fire at Covent Garden Theatre dated March 15, 1857. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the fire occured during the previous year.